Cognitive Rehabilitation Overview
Traumatic brain injuries are becoming increasingly common, and the impact on people's lives can be devastating. There has been a push in recent years to provide a strong evidence base for cognitive rehabilitation and other psychological interventions to treat deficits after brain injury. Larry Brooks, Ph.D., reviews the current data in support of cognitive rehabilitation and discusses how to select and apply appropriate techniques to address specific psychological and neuropsychological effects of brain injuries.
Primary Care Physicians, Family Practice Physicians, Emergency Medicine Physicians, Neurologists, Nurses, Psychiatrists, Psychologists (Instruction Level: Intermediate) and other interested clinical care providers.
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- Access and utilize current evidence-based data for cognitive rehabilitation.
- Describe the pathophysiology of common psychological and neuropsychological impairments after brain injury.
- Select and apply appropriate cognitive rehabilitation techniques to address the specific psychological and neuropsychological effects of brain injuries.
Larry Brooks, Ph.D., ABPP-CN
Board Certified in Clinical Neuropsychology
Clinical Director, Baptist Health Brain Injury and Concussion Clinics
Baptist Health South Florida
Larry Brooks, Ph.D., faculty for this educational activity, has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies* to disclose, and has indicated that the presentation or discussion will not include off-label or unapproved product usage.
Barry M. Crown, Ph.D., FACPN, conference director for this educational activity, has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies* to disclose.
Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose with ineligible companies*.
*Ineligible companies – Companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.
Baptist Health South Florida is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Baptist Health has been re-surveyed by the ACCME and awarded Commendation for 6 years as a provider of CME for physicians.
Baptist Health South Florida designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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- 1.25 Psychology CE
- 1.25 General certificate of attendance
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- 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
- 1.20 Florida Board of Psychology
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